Beware of fake cryptocurrency mining apps – a report by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:53:22 +0000

Cryptocurrency has become a famous and valuable digital asset. One of the ways to earn cryptocurrencies is to mine them. New coins are generated and brought into the market through the process of mining. Mining of cryptocurrency is a resource-intensive task but mining them on mobile devices is still a…

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Here’s how you can stay safe from the Android Banking Trojan that targets banking apps

Credit to Author: Rajib Singha| Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:37:12 +0000

If our readers can recollect, Quick Heal Security Labs had released an important advisory about an Android banking Trojan that is known to target about 232 banking apps. As a continuation of the post, here we will help you understand how you can protect yourself from this malware by following…

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Android banking Trojan targets more than 232 apps including apps offered by Indian banks

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2018 07:27:59 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs detected an Android Banking Trojan that targets more than 232 banking apps including those offered by Indian banks. The malware is known as Android.banker.A9480. Like most other Android banking malware, even this one is designed for stealing login credentials, hijacking SMSs, uploading contact lists and SMSs…

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Android banking Trojan targets more than 232 apps including Indian Banks

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2018 07:27:59 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs detected an Android Banking Trojan that targets more than 232 banking apps including Indian banks. The malware is known as Android.banker.A9480. Like most other Android banking malware, even this one is designed for stealing login credentials, hijacking SMSs, uploading contact lists and SMSs on a malicious…

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How to securely erase your Android device in 4 steps

Credit to Author: JR Raphael| Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 03:07:00 -0800

It’s an inevitable moment in the smartphone-owning cycle, the point at which a newer, shinier model comes along and your trusty old device is no longer needed.

Maybe your company bought you a new Android phone. Maybe your old one was getting too slow. Or maybe you just love electronics and couldn’t resist the lure of whatever sexy new Android device your favorite manufacturer started selling.

Whatever the case, it’s common nowadays to find yourself with an extra phone. And while there are plenty of practical uses for an old Android device, there’s also a time when the best choice is to sell, donate, or otherwise pass it along.                                                                            

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Lo lo lo Loapi Trojan could break your Android

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 18:43:17 +0000

Loapi Trojan discovered on Android devices—a downloader, dropper, adware app, and SMS Trojan all in one—could literally blow up your phone. Read on to learn how to protect against it.

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Mobile Menace Monday: upping the ante on Adups

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:00:00 +0000

Adups, the same China-based company caught collecting an abundance of user data and creating a backdoor on mobile devices in 2016, has another trick up its sleeve.

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